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DON'T WORRY IF YOUR JOB IS SMALL
AND YOUR REWARDS ARE FEW,
REMEMBER THE MIGHTY OAK
WAS ONCE A NUT LIKE YOU.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 01-03-1963

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WHEN YOU GET OLD AND OUT OF SHAPE
REMEMBER GIRDLES COST $2.98.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM GRACE STOSIK OF BAY CITY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; Bay City

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 10-16-1967

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WHEN YOU GET OLD AND OUT OF SHAPE,
REMEMBER GIRDLES ARE ONLY $2.98.

Where learned: WARREN ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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MY FATHER IS A BUTCHER,
MY MOTHER CUTS THE MEAT,
AND I'M A LITTLE HOT DOG,
WHO RUNS AROUND THE STREET.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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ASHES TO ASHES, DUST TO DUST,
BEFORE I THINK OF A POEM,
MY PEN WILL RUST.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 11-15-1968

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NOW I LAY ME DOWN TO SLEEP
A BAG OF CANDY AT MY FEET.
IF I SHOULD DIE BEFORE I WAKE,
YOU'LL KNOW I DIED OF A STOMACH ACHE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): PARODY ON A CHILDREN'S PRAYER

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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FOUR BLANK LINES ARE SHOWN ON 5 X 8 CARD.
FOUR LINES FROM A LAZY POET.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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I LOVE YOU, O GREAT,
I LOVE YOU, O MIGHT,
I WISH YOUR P.J.'S WERE NEXT TO MY NIGHTY.
NOW DON'T GET EXCITED,
AND DON'T LOSE YOUR HEAD,
I MEAN ON THE CLOTHESLINE,
AND NOT IN BED.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 03-23-1968

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IN YEARS TO COME
I'LL RECALL MEMORIES SWEET
OF THE PITTER-PATTER DOWN THE HALL
OF YOUR BIG FEET.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 11-00-1968

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(NAME) HAD A LITTLE CAR
AND HE PAINTED IT RED.
EVERYWHERE THAT (NAME) WENT,
THE COPS PICKED UP THE DEAD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 00-00-1966

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CAN'T THINK, BRAIN NUMB,
INSPIRATION WON'T COME.
POOR INK, BAD PEN,
THAT'S ALL
AMEN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SOUTHFIELD

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 07-25-1964

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HE HURRIED ON, FOR IT WAS LATE,
HE RAN BEFORE HER TO OPEN THE GATE,
HE WANTED TO THANK HER, BUT DIDN'T KNOW HOW,
FOR HE WAS A FARMER AND SHE A COW.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SOUTHFIELD

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 07-25-1964

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(NAME) IN THE TUB
MOTHER FORGOT TO PUT IN THE PLUG,
OH MY GOODNESS, OH MY SOUL!
THERE GOES (NAME) DOWN THE HOLE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SOUTHFIELD

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 07-25-1964

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IF IN HEAVEN WE DON'T MEET,
HAND IN HAND WE'LL STAND THE HEAT.
AND IF THE HEAT GETS TOO HOT,
PEPSI COLA HITS THE SPOT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SOUTHFIELD

James Callow Keyword(s): HELL POP SODA

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 07-25-1964

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PAPA MOSES CAUGHT A SKUNK
MAMA MOSES COOKED A CHUNK
BABY MOSES ATE THE CHUNK
HOLY MOSES HOW HE STUNK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 06-00-1952

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FOUR EMPTY LINES ARE DRAWN ON 5 X 8 CARD.
FOUR LINES FROM A LAZY POET.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 06-00-1952

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GRANDMA HAS A HABIT
OF EATING IN HER SLEEP.
SHE CHEWS ON GRANDPA'S WHISKERS
AND THINKS IT'S SHREDDED WHEAT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): CEREAL=SHREDDED WHEAT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 06-00-1952

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SHIRLEY IS HER NAME
DETROIT IS HER STATION
FLIRTING WITH THE BOYS
IS HER MAIN OCCUPATION.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 06-00-1952

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BIRDS ON THE MOUNTAIN,
FISH IN THE SEA,
HOW YOU EVER GRADUATED,
IS A MYSTERY TO ME.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 11-00-1968

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BIRDS ON THE MOUNTAIN,
FISH IN THE SEA,
HOW YOU EVER GRADUATED,
IS A MYSTERY TO ME.

Submitter comment: YOU IS UNDERLINED

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

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